The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 5.88% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
MCTS
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Banbury region.

Qualifications Category
Banbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 41.18% 25.00% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 11
Average salary £23,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.57% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Banbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

MCTS
Salary Trend in Banbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Banbury region.

MCTS Salary Trend in Banbury

MCTS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Banbury region citing MCTS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCTS.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Banbury region citing MCTS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Support
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware